Water is Life Water symbolism in Southwest Native American Art and Culture

From Avanyus and Turtles to Water Jars and Wave designs, symbolism of water is prevalent almost everywhere in Native American Art and culture of the southwest. Explore the beauty in these many art forms illustrating the importance of water to life.

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  • Ecocide of Native America
    Ecocide of Native America - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Turtle Print by Duane Koyawena
    Duane Koyawena Turtle Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Darryl Becenti Kingman Birds-Eye Turquoise & Silver Stamped Pin
    Darryl Becenti Kingman Birds-Eye Turquoise & Silver Stamped Pin - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Khaki Avanyu Beanie
    Khaki Avanyu Beanie - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Dalton James Hopi Lizard I Print
    Dalton James Hopi Lizard I Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Dalton James Hopi Frog III Print
    Dalton James Hopi Frog III Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Dalton James Hopi Frog II Print
    Dalton James Hopi Frog II Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Dalton James Hopi Butterflies and Flowers Print
    Dalton James Hopi Butterflies and Flowers Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Dalton James Hopi Turtles in Deep Blue Print
    Dalton James Hopi Turtles in Deep Blue Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • "Sky Serpents" by George Toya
    George Toya Contemporary
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  • "Morning Star" by George Toya
    George Toya Contemporary
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  • "Rain Serpents" by George Toya
    George Toya Contemporary
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  • "Sun with 4Dragonflys" by George Toya
    George Toya Contemporary
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  • Aaron Brokeshoulder Oxidized Wave Bracelet
    Aaron Brokeshoulder Oxidized Wave Bracelet - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Marilyn Ray Traditional Acoma Turtle Wedding Vase
    Marilyn Ray Traditional Acoma Turtle Wedding Vase - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Melissa Pochoema Trust Yourself Print
    Melissa Pochoema Trust Yourself Print - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Melissa Pochoema Trust Yourself T-shirt
    Melissa Pochoema Trust Yourself T-shirt - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Bernice Suazo Naranjo Taos Avanyu Abstract Pot
    Bernice Suazo Naranjo Taos Avanyu Abstract Pot - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Legendary Almond Avanyu Hat
    Legendary Almond Avanyu Hat - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Legendary Grey Avanyu Hat
    Legendary Grey Avanyu Hat - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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  • Nee Hemish: A History of Jemez Pueblo
    Nee Hemish: A History of Jemez Pueblo - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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